A released Palestinian prisoner is hugged by relatives, after arriving in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, Dec. 15, 2008. Israel released 224 Palestinian prisoners in a gesture to moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Israel holds more than 8,000 Palestinians. Most Palestinians have had loved ones in prison and view the release of detainees as a test of Israel's willingness to make peace.
Credit: AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill
Shoes In The Arsenal
Children play with shoes owned by Iraqi journalist Muntadar al-Zeidi outside his apartment in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Dec. 15, 2008. The children are neighbors of al-Zeidi, who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush during a press conference in Baghdad on Sunday, while yelling in Arabic.
Credit: AP Photo/Hadi Mizban
A man is seen in an ice candy shop at Chowpati beach, in Mumbai, India, Monday, Dec. 15, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Manish Swarup
A young woman holds a heart-shaped balloon in front of police officers in riot gear guarding the Greek parliament during a peaceful protest in central Athens, Monday Dec. 15, 2008. Greece has seen its worst riots in decades after 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos died Dec. 6 in a police shooting. The riots quickly spread from Athens to more than a dozen cities and carried on for a week.
Credit: AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis
Kernel By Kernel
Children and their parents pick up single corn kernels spilled on the roadside by trucks ferrying corn imported from South Africa in Masvingo, south of Harare, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. According to a United Nations forecast, a full scale humanitarian emergency will exist in Zimbabwe by January 2009, with more than 5 million people, about half the population, needing food aid by the beginning of the year.
Credit: AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi
Ferrari driver Felipe Massa, from Brazil, steers his Formula One racer during tests Monday, Dec. 15 2008, at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao, southern Portugal.
Credit: AP Photo/Armando Franca
A stone work specialist repels outside the new Capitol's rotunda in Jackson, Miss., Monday, Dec. 15, 2008. The specialist, part of a team of architects and other stone workers, climbed outside the rotunda and photographed and hand-checked the tiles to determine sections that need repair and waterproofing.